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The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, Danville Office of Economic Development and Pittsylvania County Economic Development will hold a series of events next week as part of “Business Appreciation Week.”
With a tagline of "Feel the Love," the region is planning events to show gratitude to businesses that have chosen to locate, invest and grow in the region.
There are currently more than 2,930 employers in Danville and Pittsylvania County that provide jobs that contribute to our tax base and support the amenities that improve our quality of life. With more than 38,000 people employed in Danville and Pittsylvania County, the region has a wide range of businesses, including manufacturing, healthcare, retail, professional services, food services and restaurants, construction, finance, administrative, education, government, accommodations, recreation and entertainment, information technology, and agriculture. Approximately 95 percent of the employers in Danville and Pittsylvania County are small businesses, employing fewer than 50 employees.
As a celebration of the business community and their contributions to the region, a number of events are scheduled for Business Appreciation Week. See the list below and go to https://www.facebook.com/BAWFEELTHELOVE:
Show your love! Week-long event to let local merchants know they are appreciated by the community. Stop by the Danville Public Library, YMCA, River District Association and events during the week to pick up a postcard and let a business know what you love about them! Complete and mail them or put them in the collection box!
Monday, June 4
Tuesday, June 5
Wednesday, June 6
Thursday, June 7
Friday, June 8
The 2018 Business Appreciation Week is being sponsored by the City of Danville Economic Development, Pittsylvania County Economic Development, and the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce. Business Appreciation Week will celebrate our local businesses and manufacturers for choosing to locate and grow here. During Business Appreciation Week, we acknowledge the companies that diversify and enhance the economy of Danville and Pittsylvania County.